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names in the u.s. military. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head o of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned it over to the department of nefs investigator -- defense investigators. it centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. that woman who sparked the investigation that led to petreaus' resignation from the head of the cia. >> my sister is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: she first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. they were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. she was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. investigators searched broadwell's home. they didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes boxes and a computer. general allen is in washington dc on his new job for head of the u.s. european command
in the u.s. takes center stage on capitol hill today. susan mcginnis joins us from washington where lawmakers are now demanding answers. >> reporter: they are. hey, michelle. yeah, the list of questions including who knew what and why, why wasn't congress told sooner and was national security compromised? the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus and is now enveloping another top u.s. general moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morrell about the events that led to david petraeus' resignation as head of the spy agency. petreaus left the job when news of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any indication that -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: tampa social ice jill kelley initiated the fbi investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation after receiving threatening e-mails linked to broadwell. kelly is connected to another general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at more than 20,000 document
said they have already filed a motion with the u.s. bankruptcy court and have a hearing on monday morning. as soon as it's granted stores like this one in san leandro could close on tuesday. one of hostess' unions called for a nationwide strike. oakland bakery workers joined in. workers say the bakery wanted and almost 25% pay cut and they stopped paying their pension. hostess filed for bankruptcy for the second time earlier this year and told striking workers concessions needed to be made. the company gave workers a final deadline yesterday afternoon to get back to the job. workers refused and tom becker hostess spokesman says they had no choice. >> this is an extremely, extremely difficult decision to make on a lot of people who wanted this company to survive and a lot of people who sacrificed not once not twice but several times. and the company is very appreciative of that. we believe in hostess but it's not working out. there's a lot of sad people today. >> reporter: i did ask becker if it was a possibility another company could buy out hostess and continue the brand but he s
of a palestinian state in the west bank in order to get israel back to the negotiation table. meanwhile the u.s. insists direct negotiations with israel. >> path to a two-state solution is through jerusalem and ramallah, not new york. >> israel's prime minister says u.n. recognition of an independent palestinian state would not advance the palestinians' quest for a homeland. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says palestinians first need to recognize israel as the jewish homeland, declare an end to their conflict and agree to security procedures that protect israel. >>> more talks are in the works on capitol hill in hopes of preventing the u.s. from falling off the "fiscal cliff." treasury secretary tim geithner and a white house aide plan to visit with the four house and senate leaders. they hope to find common ground on how to avert a series of tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to begin in january. >>> president obama will have lunch with mitt romney today the first time they meet face to face since their debate before the election. the event at the white house will be private.
about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. but michael morrell is taking his place which is causing concern. >> i don't see how you can find out what happened in benghazi if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> senator feinstein said petraeus could still be called to testify at some point in the future. >> and the affair is said to have started two months after david petraeus took over as head of the cia. paula broadwell has been quiet since this started. >> is there any indication charges could be filed. >> reporter: at this point the fbi says no, probably not. they do not believe there was any national security breaches. they say the affair was a personal one and lawmakers are going to do their own inquiry. e details are unfolding bit by bit. >> is there any chance general petraeus will testify regarding the attack in benghazi. >> reporter: ben, yes, feinstein say they're reserving the right. there are a lot of lawmakers representing peter king saying we have to analyze the time line of benghazi and others saying he has to testify, he played a key role. we could see him
's take a look. the numbers show the u.s. economy added 171,000 jobs in october right now unemployment rate is now at 7.9%. that's up from september's report which put us at 7.8%. now, that was the first dip below 8 since before the president took office. in terms of voters, some experts say these numbers are unlikely to sway them. >> if you are a person that feels that the general recovery that we have had has not been as much as it should have been, then you have already made up your mind probably not to vote for the president for re- election. if you are conversely someone who feels that the president inherited the mess and it's turning around a ship slowly to fix this thing and you generally like where he is with his other programs, you have also already made up your mind. >> reporter: both candidates will be kick-starting their final push before tuesday's big election. president obama and mitt romney will be in the battleground state of ohio. political analysts say this could be the state to decide the electoral vote. again, this report is the last one to come out before election
. >>> the u.s. consulate in libya will be the focus of hearings on capitol hill starting today. general david petraeus is set to testify tomorrow even though he resigned from the cia amid the investigation into his extramarital affair. meanwhile, the benghazi attack may affect a potential nominee to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. some republicans say susan rice was either lying or incompetent when five days after attack she said there was no information to conclude it was premeditated. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> president obama defends the u.n. ambassador to the u.n. he says he has determined whether he will nominate her for secretary of state. >>> the woman at the center of the petraeus scandal has had her security removed. she had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who first brought the case to the bureau. frederick humphries is a friend of florida socialite jill kelley. she went to him when she started getting e-mails from paula broadwell. >>> three people are reportedly dead after a rocket attack on south
in the san francisco bay. the u.s. coast guard found the man's body near fort baker about 8:00 yesterday morning. there is no information yet on the cause of the man's death. >>> a vigil will mark the 24th anniversary of a girl's disappearance here in the east bay. michaela garecht was 9 years old when she was kidnapped from in front of a store on mission boulevard in hayward in 1988. a bone fragment found earlier this year is now being tested to see if it came from the missing girl. >>> right now, a new attack on a gaza city high-rise. these are live pictures from gaza where you can see smoke coming from a building. witnesses say an israeli air strike has hit a building that houses a number of local and foreign news organizations. you can still see smoke in the air there. israel has been attack the region from the air. retaliation for months of rocket attacks coming gaza. >>> 94 palestinians including 50 civilians have been killed in gaza since the air strikes began last week. in israel, three civilians have been killed by rockets launched by the hamas. cbs reporter susan mcginnis has m
and we'll check business with jason brooks. stay with us. illegally cross into the u-s from mexico was not a great success.. this one hap >>> take a look at this. the u.s. border patrol says this attempt to illegally cross into the u.s. from mexico was not a great success. this one happened in yuma, arizona. the agency says two men inside the car ran back to mexico after the jeep got stuck at the top of the 14-foot fence. >> what did lawrence say? he thought it was an ad for jeep. >> did make it halfway up. conspicuous, though. >>> it's a tale of two cities and both in new york. specifically, the island of manhattan. the view from brooklyn here will show lower manhattan still in the dark because of sandy. but uptown the lights as you can see are on. that part of the city is getting back to normal including subway service this morning. so new york slowly recovering. >> it's 6:45 right now. let's get another check on the weather. you guys were trick or treating in the rain last night? >> out in the rain with a lot of other trick or treaters out there with the umbrellas out. looks l
of the u.s. presidential election. in asia tokyo's nikkei dipped half a percent this morning while hong kong's hang seng also lost half a percent. many investors are also staying on the sidelines on wall street this morning ahead of the u.s. presidential election. tomorrow everybody just waiting to see the outcome before making any big trading moves. let's head down to wall street where as you can see, the dow has been bouncing back and forth now down by 35 points. the nasdaq is also in lower territory. we're in positive territory a few minutes ago but just down by 2 so far this morning. >>> while sandy is shaping up to be the second costliest storm in u.s. history, the price of rebuilding could actually boost the economy. some economists say we might see a lift in the first months of 2013 as construction workers are hired to rebuild damaged buildings, roads and bridges. increases in construction often lead to boosts in other industries including architecture, real estate and retail sales. economists say there could be a bump in auto manufacturing due to the number of cars lost in the s
you want to stay for long. >> as the u.s. steps up its involvement in the conflict. >> president obama is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to israel to help the cease-fire negotiations. >> we're going to stand up for our brothers in oakland. >> at the oakland airport, sciu union workers are walking the picket line. >> breaking news out of southern california. the fbi has arrested four men in an alleged terror plot. >> the gunmen tried to open the door. >> a san jose father remembers his son an innocent victim of a violent crime spree as the manhunt for the suspect intensifies. >> this makeshift memorial has grown considerably in the last couple of days. >> from across the day -- >> police suspect that the three teenagers may be connected to other burglaries all around the peninsula. >> --to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." touchdown! e is 6-- >>> good morning. it's tuesday, november 20th. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. happening now a big sinkhole shutting down a neighborhood in pittsburg. cate caugiran
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of power is unacceptable to the united states of america. >>> many other u.s. lawmakers agree that even though they appreciate the help in brokering the truce between israel and hamas, morsi is set to meaty -- meet with members that over see the courts. >>> a factory fire killed many inside the building and some had to jump from windows to escape. hundreds of factories have been closed down because of widespread demonstrations there. the company that owns the factory that burns makes clothing for western retail chains like wal-mart. >>> americans are expected to shell out more than one billion dollars when they all go shopping online at work. >> retailers are hoping cyber monday will be as successful as black friday was. cate cauguiran is in the news room. have you been shopping in between your hits. >> there are apps for this. that's i'm saying. that's what they're there for. cyber monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. technology is a shopping game changer, what's new this cyber monday, the explosion of shoppers will use smart phones to shop. retailers a
. >>> often overshadowed by the race for the white house the battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently hold a 51- 47 edge over republicans with two independents caucusing with the democrats. the races to watch include massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with democrat elizabeth warren. in missouri, democratic incumbent claire mccaskill faces a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his controversial comments about rape. in all, 33 senate seats are up for grabs with races in several states that can go either way. >>> closer to home now it's less than an hour before the polls open up here in california. but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar's office with more. >> reporter: we spoke with the registrar of voters just half hour ago, who says they have been ready. they actually came here about 5:00 this morning. normally 26 people work in the office but they are adding about 200 more to deal with possible crowds today. as you mentioned polls will open in about
.n. ambassador is trying to explain comments she made shortly after attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. yesterday she met with three of her strongest senate critics including arizona republican john mccain. rice first said the attack had grown out of a spontaneous protest. she said those were the talking points that "u.s. intelligence" had given her. >> we are going to get to the bottom of this. we have to have a system we can trust. if you don't know what happened, just say you don't know what happened. >> senator mccain said he is still troubled about what rice said and what she did not say. rice would need the senate's support if president obama nominates her to become the next secretary of state. >>> time now 6:11. speeding things up at sfo. the new plan to deal with all those delays. >> how does this happen? the security breach caught on camera just feet from a runway. >> plus, a driver's incredible bravery on a burning school bus. the risky move that saved a child' life. ,,,,,,,, when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out
. >>> the shuttle program is retired but the u.s. continues to make history in space travel. captain scott kelly will be on the international space station for a year. that would be the longest mission ever for a united states astronaut. the current record is 215 days. he is expected to go to space in 2015. his twin brother retired shuttle commander mark kelly brother-in-law of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >>> michelle, don't take this personally. i know you won't. >> let's hear it. >> apparently i can find a parked car faster than you. a study looked at hundreds of shoppers searching for cars at a crowded shopping center. men were more successful in finding cars first because women look for landmarks associated with the cars. guys actually calculate the number of feet to the home depot. >> i like to find out who these researchers are. >> i bet you would. >> i would. >> i think they're all guys. >> time now 6:53. one last look at your weather and that big storm headed our way. that's coming up. >> and a special delivery. she just couldn't wait. meet the little girl who made a big ent
the u.s. you will see about 81 degrees in houston, 73 in denver, 43 windy and rain into new york. temperatures around the bay area in the 60s and the 70s. the next couple of days we drop those numbers off again. thursday and friday look like they could be occasionally wet. dry warmer weather returns for the weekend. elizabeth? >> thank you. what a mess in the east bay. avoid the caldecott tunnel. eastbound 24 is closed between the wilder exit and orinda. it's because of a multi-vehicle crash and a big rig trailer overturned. so again closed just in the eastbound lanes. the trailer is apparently blocking all lanes. freeway. it's right now at a standstill. unfortunately, westbound is really backing up, as well. jammed up beyond saint stevens drive and growing. so as far as alternates go, eastbound 80, highway 4, bart is probably going to be your best bet because both directions coming into and out of the caldecott tunnel are being impacted. not sure if it was a foggy commute across that stretch but fog is going to affect your visibility many parts of the bay area. you can see it t
be lower and we might see a surge in a month because of that. the u.s. trade deficit in september falling to its lowest level in two years down to $41.5 billion. 5% off the month before. ex-sports were up over 3% to $187 billion a record high exports. let's see how the market is doing in the early going. after the big drop yesterday, dow gaining 36 points. nasdaq is up by 9. s&p moving higher by 5 points. apple down another quarter percent and it's now down over 20% to a record high back in september. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> after a cold night outside 100 people have scored free chicken sandwiches for a year. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the chik-fil-a in walnut creek that's offering this deal. i guess we have learned it's never too early for a free chicken sandwich, right? >> reporter: especially on our shift we eat them at 7 a.m. these people are just like us. we were here though when they did do their ribbon-cutting ceremony. take a listen. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this staff of walnut creek's new chik-fil-a opened
after an explosion ripped through a bus in tel aviv israel today. some u.s. leaders call it an act of terrorism. this comes as hope of the cease- fire between israel and hamas militants in the gaza strip is dwindling. hamas has launched more than 200 rockets in the last 24 hours and overnight israeli forces attacked more targets in gaza. charlie d'agata had a very close encounter with one of those strikes and he reports from gaza this morning. >> reporter: just after 2 a.m., there's this massive blast just outside the hotel that blew in the windows of my room. i ran into the halls to make sure that our colleagues were okay. nobody was injured inside that hotel. unlike the more than 100 people who have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded in this conflict. this is what it looked and sounded like when an israeli air strike pummeled an area just a block away from where we were staying. the force of the blast blew in the windows of the building. journalists inside scrambled for cover. nowhere is considered safe in gaza city. it was one of a number of attacks that struck an area wher
american way. soldiers stationed in kabu >>> u.s. troops in afghanistan celebrated thanksgiving day today in a very american way. why not? soldiers stationed at kabul took in a game of football. check the jerseys they're wearing, green and white. donated by the new york jets. after the game, troops enjoyed a traditional thanksgiving dinner. >> that's nice. >> then they can watch the jets and pats today. >>> new this morning tens of thousands are getting ready to hit the streets of downtown san jose in just a few hours. the silicon valley turkey trot starts in about 15 minutes. >> it's early. excuse me. >> there you go. 5 and 10k runs plus a wheelchair and kids race. since it began eight years ago the turkey trot raised more than $2 million for valley charities. 25,000 people are expected to participate today lots of people out there. an estimated 3 million people are in new york to watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade. love this parade. >> i do, too. it just kicked off minutes ago. more than 50 balloons will float over the parade route and looks like they have a beautiful day. they al
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